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HomePod Diary: A second one just replaced the Sonos Play 5 in our bedroom

I said back in February that the HomePod is a Sonos Play 5 killer, and I’ve just demonstrated this by buying a second one to replace the Sonos in our bedroom.

I explained then the reasons why I felt that HomePod was the better buy, despite my fondness for Sonos speakers …

Sound quality: Almost no difference

Clunky Sonos app versus Siri control

Truly awful, flakey Sonos setup versus fully automatic set up

Speaker-only versus Home hub too

Large-ish size versus much more compact one

$499 versus $349 …



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Published By: 9 To 5 Mac - Tuesday, 8 May, 2018